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Costa
Whitbread may increase prices to offset National Living Wage

Costa’s parent company Whitbread has warned that it may be forced to raise prices to combat the effects of the National Living Wage. 

Costa
Costa launches fancy limited edition roast

Costa, the high street coffee shop chain, is launching a limited edition roast to join its Old Paradise Street range. 

Grahams Bakery
Grahams Bakery’s social media drive coincides with GBBO

Grahams Bakery in Northern Ireland has launched a social media campaign to coincide with The Great British Bake Off (GBBO). 

Tonight GBBO does desserts including vol-au-vents and frangipane
Ask the Expert: GBBO does pastry

There are plenty of shop-bought shortcuts that can be taken when it comes to baking pastry – but not for the seven bakers who remain. 

Genius Foods
Genius adapts gluten-free recipes

Genius Foods, the gluten-free brand, is hoping to “change the face” of the UK gluten-free bread market following changes to its recipes. 

Burton's Biscuit Company
Burton’s delays TV campaign

Burton’s Biscuit Company has delayed TV advertising campaigns that had been mooted to air this summer, British Baker understands. 

Sugar
FDF urges industry to unite on sugar attack

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) boss has warned the industry that no sector is safe from the attack on sugar. 

McVitie’s details its Christmas cake and biscuit offer

United Biscuits (UB) has revealed its festive cake and biscuit line-up under its McVitie’s brand. 

Mangobean
Franchise coffee chain reveals expansion plans

Mangobean, the franchised coffee shop operator, has a pipeline of openings planned this year with the goal of achieving an estate of 125 shops. 

Costa
Costa sees 4% LFL sales increase

Costa, the Whitbread-owned coffee brand, has posted an increase in like-for-like sales of 4% for the 11 weeks to 13 August 2015. 

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